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Rockefeller / Reaction / Decision #478389

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 20, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy praises Rockefeller. Averell Harriman calls it "splendid appointed" Report on decision to name Rockefeller.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Rockefeller well known, popular, and has experience enough to take over. Suggested younger Vice President might be chosen to run with Ford in 1976; to build up Vice President for 1980 race. Rockefeller top choice of most Republicans FBI asked to check out 3 of 6 finalists: Rockefeller, Don. Rumsfeld, and George Bush. Others not checked due to being elected officials. Rockefeller denied anything to do with protests at 1972 Democrat conf. Special prosecutor says

Chancellor, John

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